Tucson's Greek Festival kicks off at St. Demetrios

Tucson's Greek Festival kicks off at St. Demetrios
Map of the festival (Source: Tucson Greek Festival)
Map of the festival (Source: Tucson Greek Festival)

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Tucson's Greek Festival is back and festivities begin today, Sept. 24 at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church (1145 E Fort Lowell Rd, Tucson, AZ 85719) at 5 p.m.

There will be dancers, church tours and some of the best Greek food in southern Arizona.

Planning on attending? The event runs from Thursday, Sept. 24 to Sunday, Sept. 27, hours vary. There will be free parking and shuttle service from the following locations:

  • Amphi Plaza Parking Lot/ Located at 1st Ave & Ft. Lowell (available all four days of the festival)
  • Sacred Heart Church (Thursday and Friday only)
  • Salpointe Catholic High School Stadium; north lot on Glenn (Saturday only)
  • Sacred Heart Church, after 6 p.m. (Saturday only)

Admission is adults $3 ($6 for a four-day pass); admission is free for children under 12, active duty military (with ID) and for seniors (age 60 and older on Saturday, Sept. 26 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.)

Those interested in saving a $1 and helping a worthy cause at the same time can bring a canned good for the Community Food Bank, this discount is available all four days of the festival.

For more on the Greek Festival click here.

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